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railway news

May 2021

17 June 2021

Please note that the dates specified are the dates the detail was changed on this website and are not specifically when the event happened. The actual event stated in the detail section would have occurred between the date stated below and the previous site update date.


Avanti West Coast


This Pendolino is now sporting the full AWC Green & White livery having previously been in the 'partial' version. It has also been renanamed "Royal Scot" today as part of it's failed efforts to break the journey time record between London and Glasgow, ultimately missing out on the record by 21 seconds

GB Railfreight


After it's recent repaint, this newly converted loco has now commenced mainline testing

Southeastern Railway

465236 / 465246

These are the first units of this class to be transferred from Slade Green to Worksop Sidings for storage

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